- George Zimmerman will not be charged in domestic dispute
- Russian officials press bilateral U.S. trade deal
- Selfies at Funerals blog creator retires after Obama flub: ‘Our work here is done’
- New Obama adviser Podesta is against Keystone but will steer clear of pipeline deliberations
- 40 Australian adults, children found in ‘one of the worst accounts of incest ever made public’
- Venezuela’s Maduro calls on student ‘price vigilantes’ to hit the streets, report businesses
- Atheists smug as Hindus join Satanists to demand display at Oklahoma Statehouse
- Bow before Valkyrie, NASA’s ‘superhero robot’ entry in DARPA challenge
- 10-year-old Pennsylvania boy suspended for pretend bow-and-arrow shooting
- Tea partiers turn on Capitol Hill budget deal
Latest John Boehner Items
Amid concerns that rising gas prices could derail the economic recovery, Democrats are calling on President Obama to tap the nation's Strategic Petroleum Reserve.
Looking to avert a March 18 government shutdown, Congressional leaders have written another short-term spending bill that moves that deadline back three weeks while cutting additional billions of dollars from last year's spending.
House Republicans are expected to vote Tuesday on yet another short-term budget extension that nibbles away at the massive deficit. Senate Democrats and the White House have blasted as "irresponsible" the idea of reducing the amount of money government will borrow this year from $1.48 trillion to $1.42 trillion. So House Speaker John A. Boehner, Ohio Republican, is taking a piecemeal approach that will end up reducing spending by the same amount.
Tina Brown wanted to create a big splash with the first issue of the "new" Newsweek - the magazine Sidney Harman bought for a dollar and put her in charge of returning it to relevance. What could be more original than putting a fresh face on the cover? So here's Hillary Rodham Clinton, 11 years older than the last time Tina Brown launched a magazine, called Talk, and put her there.
When the last-known surviving U.S. veteran of World War I died late last month, there was no shortage of praise or accolades for the 110-year-old doughboy, although one posthumous honor seems to have escaped him — lying in state at the U.S. Capitol.
House Speaker John A. Boehner and the GOP's uneasy partnership with the tea party seems to be fraying at the edges.
House Speaker John Boehner says he's launching a legal defense of the federal law against gay marriage. The Ohio Republican announced Friday that he was convening a bipartisan legal advisory group to defend the Defense of Marriage Act, which defines marriage as a union between a man and a woman. President Barack Obama has refused to defend the law signed by President Bill Clinton in 1996.
Once, it was mere adultery or clueless gaffes that gauged the shortcomings of politicians. The stakes have gone up.
The nation's Christian broadcasters admit they face a challenge appealing to a new generation of listeners, but many say a more immediate threat is coming from an administration in Washington that many worry is trying to limit their right to express their beliefs.